Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VBScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VBScript over the 6 months to 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 698 672 675
Rank change year-on-year -26 +3 -58
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 494 598 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.34% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.55% 0.61% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 401 439 533
UK median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -2.17% +9.52%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £67,550 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +20.00%

VBScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 89,590 98,685 99,726
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.27% 55.31% 52.86%
Number of salaries quoted 74,568 81,187 86,005
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VBScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VBScript.

Salary trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Salary histogram for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the UK over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -26 477 £49,000 +8.89% 65
UK excluding London -50 259 £40,000 -5.88% 60
London +52 233 £57,500 +4.55% 13
South East +9 77 £45,000 - 13
Midlands +7 67 £31,000 -17.33% 11
East of England +30 61 £37,500 -25.00% 16
West Midlands +18 44 £32,500 -18.75% 8
North of England -15 30 £38,500 - 8
East Midlands +6 23 £31,000 +5.98% 3
North West -34 21 £38,250 -0.65% 6
Scotland +4 14 £40,000 +40.35% 7
South West -43 10 £33,250 -21.76% 4
Yorkshire +28 9 £40,000 +17.65% 1
Wales - 1 £35,000 -
Channel Islands - 1 £85,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for VBScript.

1 312 (63.16%) PowerShell
2 310 (62.75%) Windows
3 266 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 182 (36.84%) SQL Server
5 181 (36.64%) SQL
6 165 (33.40%) SCCM
7 150 (30.36%) Windows 10
8 144 (29.15%) Windows Server
9 140 (28.34%) VMware
10 133 (26.92%) Active Directory
11 118 (23.89%) C#
11 118 (23.89%) ITIL
12 110 (22.27%) Windows 7
13 105 (21.26%) VB
14 104 (21.05%) Finance
15 101 (20.45%) JavaScript
16 96 (19.43%) Windows Server 2008
17 94 (19.03%) VMware Infrastructure
17 94 (19.03%) Problem-Solving
18 85 (17.21%) .NET
19 84 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
20 78 (15.79%) Citrix
21 75 (15.18%) HTML
22 73 (14.78%) DNS
23 71 (14.37%) Degree
23 71 (14.37%) Windows Server 2012
24 70 (14.17%) Microsoft Certification
25 69 (13.97%) Microsoft Azure
26 66 (13.36%) Office 365
27 65 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 33 (6.68%) MS Exchange
2 32 (6.48%) SharePoint
3 20 (4.05%) IIS
4 15 (3.04%) Skype for Business
5 11 (2.23%) Confluence
6 9 (1.82%) Joomla!
7 8 (1.62%) Apache
7 8 (1.62%) CMS
8 7 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (1.01%) Drupal
10 5 (1.01%) NServiceBus
11 3 (0.61%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.61%) SAS
11 3 (0.61%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.61%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.40%) nginx
Applications
1 64 (12.96%) Microsoft Office
2 53 (10.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
1 14 (2.83%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (1.01%) Carpe Diem
3 4 (0.81%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 69 (13.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (13.36%) Office 365
3 43 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (3.04%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (1.82%) Amazon S3
5 9 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 8 (1.62%) Mimecast
7 7 (1.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (1.42%) Amazon Glacier
7 7 (1.42%) Amazon SQS
7 7 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (1.42%) AWS CloudTrail
8 5 (1.01%) G Suite
8 5 (1.01%) npm
8 5 (1.01%) PaaS
9 4 (0.81%) BlazeMeter
9 4 (0.81%) NuGet
9 4 (0.81%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 73 (14.78%) DNS
2 62 (12.55%) Firewall
3 53 (10.73%) DHCP
4 34 (6.88%) TCP/IP
5 32 (6.48%) Network Security
6 28 (5.67%) WAN
7 27 (5.47%) LAN
7 27 (5.47%) VLAN
8 26 (5.26%) Internet
9 24 (4.86%) SAN
10 20 (4.05%) Wireless
11 19 (3.85%) SMTP
11 19 (3.85%) VPN
12 16 (3.24%) Intrusion Detection
12 16 (3.24%) SSL
13 13 (2.63%) HTTP
14 12 (2.43%) Skype
15 11 (2.23%) Remote Desktop
15 11 (2.23%) VoIP
16 10 (2.02%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 65 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (4.05%) MySQL
4 18 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (3.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (3.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (1.21%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (1.21%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.21%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.61%) DB2
11 3 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.61%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 58 (11.74%) WinDbg
2 34 (6.88%) Git (software)
3 32 (6.48%) Selenium
4 29 (5.87%) Visual Studio
5 26 (5.26%) MSI
6 20 (4.05%) JIRA
6 20 (4.05%) SoapUI
7 18 (3.64%) HP UFT
8 15 (3.04%) Cucumber
8 15 (3.04%) Jenkins
9 14 (2.83%) AdminStudio
9 14 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 9 (1.82%) InstallShield
11 9 (1.82%) Maven
12 6 (1.21%) Ant
12 6 (1.21%) JMeter
12 6 (1.21%) WebDriver
13 5 (1.01%) Eclipse
13 5 (1.01%) TestNG
General
1 104 (21.05%) Finance
2 13 (2.63%) Banking
3 12 (2.43%) Marketing
4 10 (2.02%) Advertising
5 9 (1.82%) Legal
6 8 (1.62%) Front Office
7 7 (1.42%) Publishing
7 7 (1.42%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.21%) Retail
9 5 (1.01%) Back Office
9 5 (1.01%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.01%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.01%) Law
10 4 (0.81%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.40%) French Language
12 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 98 (19.84%) Analyst
2 81 (16.40%) Developer
3 71 (14.37%) Desktop Support
4 48 (9.72%) SCCM Engineer
5 47 (9.51%) Support Analyst
6 43 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 43 (8.70%) PowerShell Engineer
7 40 (8.10%) Desktop Engineer
8 39 (7.89%) Senior SCCM Engineer
9 37 (7.49%) Windows Engineer
10 32 (6.48%) Desktop Analyst
10 32 (6.48%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 31 (6.28%) Support Engineer
12 30 (6.07%) Windows Support Analyst
13 25 (5.06%) .NET Developer
13 25 (5.06%) C# Developer
14 24 (4.86%) Senior Desktop Engineer
15 20 (4.05%) Software Developer
16 19 (3.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 19 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (17.21%) .NET
2 75 (15.18%) HTML
3 47 (9.51%) ASP.NET
4 46 (9.31%) Web Services
5 30 (6.07%) jQuery
6 27 (5.47%) AngularJS
6 27 (5.47%) HTML5
7 25 (5.06%) XML
8 24 (4.86%) CSS
9 23 (4.66%) .NET Framework
9 23 (4.66%) JSON
10 18 (3.64%) SOAP
11 17 (3.44%) Classic ASP
11 17 (3.44%) Software Packaging
11 17 (3.44%) WPF
12 14 (2.83%) REST
12 14 (2.83%) YAML
13 13 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
13 13 (2.63%) LINQ
13 13 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 59 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (11.13%) User Experience
3 53 (10.73%) Self-Motivation
4 40 (8.10%) Computer Science
5 31 (6.28%) Data Centre
6 25 (5.06%) Blackberry
6 25 (5.06%) Fat Client
6 25 (5.06%) Thin Client
7 24 (4.86%) Handset
8 16 (3.24%) Clustering
9 11 (2.23%) Hedge funds
10 10 (2.02%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.82%) SCADA
12 8 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.62%) Management Information System
13 6 (1.21%) Client/Server
14 5 (1.01%) Analytical Mindset
14 5 (1.01%) Public Cloud
15 4 (0.81%) EPoS
15 4 (0.81%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 310 (62.75%) Windows
2 150 (30.36%) Windows 10
3 144 (29.15%) Windows Server
4 110 (22.27%) Windows 7
5 96 (19.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 71 (14.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 44 (8.91%) Linux
8 26 (5.26%) Unix
9 25 (5.06%) Android
10 18 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (2.83%) Windows XP
12 9 (1.82%) Windows 8
13 7 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.81%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.81%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.61%) CentOS
16 2 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (23.89%) ITIL
2 94 (19.03%) Problem-Solving
3 84 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (11.74%) Test Automation
5 50 (10.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 50 (10.12%) Root Cause Analysis
6 47 (9.51%) Continuous Improvement
7 44 (8.91%) Migration
8 31 (6.28%) Project Management
9 27 (5.47%) Task Automation
10 26 (5.26%) MVC
11 25 (5.06%) Scrum
12 24 (4.86%) Analytical Thinking
13 23 (4.66%) Software Engineering
14 22 (4.45%) Application Packaging
14 22 (4.45%) Business Intelligence
14 22 (4.45%) Disaster Recovery
15 21 (4.25%) Data Protection
15 21 (4.25%) DevOps
15 21 (4.25%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 312 (63.16%) PowerShell
2 181 (36.64%) SQL
3 118 (23.89%) C#
4 105 (21.26%) VB
5 101 (20.45%) JavaScript
6 57 (11.54%) Python
7 51 (10.32%) T-SQL
8 44 (8.91%) Perl
9 37 (7.49%) C++
10 36 (7.29%) Java
11 26 (5.26%) VB.NET
12 24 (4.86%) Bash Shell
12 24 (4.86%) C
13 23 (4.66%) PHP
14 18 (3.64%) VBA
15 13 (2.63%) Ruby
16 11 (2.23%) PL/SQL
17 9 (1.82%) FoxPro (VFP)
18 8 (1.62%) Pascal
19 7 (1.42%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 71 (14.37%) Degree
2 70 (14.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 59 (11.94%) MCSE
4 47 (9.51%) Computer Science Degree
5 29 (5.87%) MCP
6 28 (5.67%) MCSA
7 21 (4.25%) Security Cleared
8 16 (3.24%) CISSP
8 16 (3.24%) GIAC
9 15 (3.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (2.43%) ISEB
11 11 (2.23%) SC Cleared
12 9 (1.82%) DV Cleared
13 8 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (1.62%) MCITP
14 7 (1.42%) AWS Certification
14 7 (1.42%) ISTQB
15 6 (1.21%) CCNA
16 5 (1.01%) CCNP
17 4 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.26%) SLA
2 25 (5.06%) GDPR
2 25 (5.06%) QA
3 17 (3.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 16 (3.24%) SAS 70
5 9 (1.82%) PCI DSS
6 5 (1.01%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (1.01%) PMO
6 5 (1.01%) WCAG
7 3 (0.61%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 133 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 94 (19.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (9.11%) Hyper-V
4 41 (8.30%) BitLocker
5 37 (7.49%) Microsoft App-V
6 28 (5.67%) VMware ESXi
7 21 (4.25%) XenApp
8 20 (4.05%) vSphere
9 12 (2.43%) XenDesktop
10 10 (2.02%) Terminal Services
11 9 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (1.21%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 6 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.81%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.40%) ACF2
14 2 (0.40%) Docker
14 2 (0.40%) RACF
15 1 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 165 (33.40%) SCCM
2 58 (11.74%) Perfmon
3 54 (10.93%) WSUS
4 31 (6.28%) WMI
5 28 (5.67%) vRealize
6 25 (5.06%) SCOrch
7 24 (4.86%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 18 (3.64%) SCOM
9 12 (2.43%) HP Quality Center
10 11 (2.23%) Backup Exec
10 11 (2.23%) McAfee ePO
11 9 (1.82%) HP ALM
12 8 (1.62%) Nessus
12 8 (1.62%) Norton AntiVirus
12 8 (1.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 7 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
14 6 (1.21%) FortiGate
14 6 (1.21%) Puppet
14 6 (1.21%) vCenter Server
15 5 (1.01%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 266 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 140 (28.34%) VMware
3 78 (15.79%) Citrix
4 48 (9.72%) Bloomberg
5 33 (6.68%) HP
5 33 (6.68%) Oracle
6 31 (6.28%) Reuters
7 30 (6.07%) Apple
8 28 (5.67%) Ivanti
9 23 (4.66%) Symantec
10 21 (4.25%) Splunk
11 19 (3.85%) McAfee
11 19 (3.85%) Veeam
12 17 (3.44%) Cisco
13 15 (3.04%) CommVault
13 15 (3.04%) IBM
14 13 (2.63%) EMC
15 9 (1.82%) Google
16 8 (1.62%) Autodesk
16 8 (1.62%) SolarWinds